2015 Anniversaries

21 Jan 2015 by Lauren Kisicki, No Comments »

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2015 is a year in which many things are celebrating important anniversaries. The following are just a few of many.

5 years: A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti. January 12th, 2010.

10 years: YouTube is launched. February 14th, 2005.

25 years: Law & Order is aired. September 13, 1990.

30 years: The Breakfast Club premiers. February 15th, 1985.

40 years: Saturday Night Live premieres. October 11th, 1975.

60 years: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is published. October 20th, 1955.

70 years: Atomic bombs are dropped on Japan. August 15th, 1945.

80 years: Elvis Presley is born. January 8th, 1935.

100 years: The sinking of the Lustania. May 7th, 1915.

150 years: American Civil War is ended. April 9th, 1865.

175 years: First deep sea sounding. January 3rd, 1840.

200 years: The Battle of Waterloo. June 18th, 1815.

250 years: The first ever restaurant is opened in France. Date unknown, 1765.

600 years: The Battle of Agincourt. October 25th, 1415.

800 years: The signing of the Magna Carta. June 15th, 1215.

As is evident, there are many important milestones in 2015 and the year will bring many more events.

Sources:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/2015-is-a-year-of-historic-anniversaries-but-children-wont-know-them-claims-schools-minister-9963529.html
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/life_and_entertainment/2015/01/08/pop-culture-milestones.html
http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/01/08/_2015_anniversaries_in_pop_culture_clueless_turns_20_born_to_run_turns_40.html
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-tips-and-articles/special-anniversaries-in-2015
http://www.express.co.uk/news/history/548791/Why-2015-year-remember-anniversaries-famous-events-memorable-dates

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